TITLE

Heat stress in older individuals and patients with common chronic diseases

AUTHOR(S)
Kenny, Glen P.; Yardley, Jane; Brown, Candice; Sigal, Ronald J.; Jay, Ollie
PUB. DATE
July 2010
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;7/13/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 10, p1053
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the factors that increase the risk of heat stress and its effect on human physiology particularly in older people and patients with obesity, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes. It explores various studies related to thermoregulatory responses of human body to heat exposure, risk factors of heat-related illnesses such as heat cramps, heatstroke and heat exhaustion. It mentions homebound lifestyle and decreased mobility as other contributing risk factors.
ACCESSION #
52226611

 

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